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Premarital advice for young women.
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Topics: Marriage, Social guidance, Gender roles
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Post-World War II film for young couples advising them of means to strengthen their marriages. Directed by Alexander Hammid.
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Topics: Social guidance, Marriage, World War II: Postwar issues
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Shows that compromises and adjustments are necessary in maintaining a happy marriage, stressing that patience, love and understanding help achieve a good balance where neither is boss, but both are partners. Correlated with the textbook 'MARRIAGE FOR MODERNS.'.
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A dramatization of the experience of a young married couple whose quarrels undermine their happiness and prevent the development of adult love based on mutual understanding.
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Dramatization of the experience of a young married couple whose quarrels undermine their happiness and prevent the development of adult love based on mutual understanding.
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Topics: Marriage, Social guidance, Gender roles
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Husband and wife struggle to attain a balance of power in their marriage. This neorealist social guidance film was directed by Alexander Hammid.
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Topics: Marriage, Social guidance: Marriage, Gender roles
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Dramatizes the origin and nature of a wife's jealousy.
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Topics: Marriage, Gender roles, Psychology
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Marriage training film dramatizing a partnership too fraught with conflicts to survive. Produced as part of a post-World War II initiative to make marriages more sustainable in the face of postwar dislocation. An unusually literate, neo-realist film produced by a talented group of documentarians. A series of films based on the textbook "Marriage for Moderns," by Henry A. Bowman. Director: Willard Van Dyke. Writer: H. Partnow (pseudonym for blacklisted screenwriter Millard Lampell)....
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This Charming Couple, one of a series of five films on courtship and marriage designed to be used with Henry Bowman's textbook Marriage for Moderns, was part of the massive postwar response to family disintegration and problems. Most educational films hover safely within the realm of conventional wisdom. They feature characters who are not too attractive, not too smart, and not too unusual-the better for ordinary students to identify with. Not This Charming Couple. Like the other Marriage for...
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